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Community Health., Administration

Human Services

Community Health., Administration

San Mateo County Health System

Administers the programs of the Public Health Division.


Administers the AIDS Program, Community Health Services, and Disease Prevention and Control (all described separately). Provides preventive health services in the areas of TB, HIV/AIDS and STD testing, chronic disease prevention, communicable disease control, and public health nutrition. Programs in Family Health include Public Health and Injury Prevention, Prenatal to Three Initiative, vital statistics, public health education, maternal and child health (Family Planning, Child Health Clinics, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program), public health nursing and California Children Services (diagnosis, treatment and therapy). A mobile clinic delivers health care to the more remote areas of the county. Also, oversees Emergency Medical Services (ambulance first response, EMT and Paramedic certification and registration), Environmental Health (Environmental regulation over consumer protection and hazardous materials/waste), University of Californa Conservative Extension, and Agriculture Commissioner Sealer of Weights and Measures.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 2 blocks.
225 - 37th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 37.5314294 -122.3006094 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to income. Medi-Cal and private insurance accepted.


High risk children and adults, including those with special health problems who have difficulty accessing and paying for health services. Communities with public health needs


Vary according to program

How to Apply:

Apply by phone to appropriate clinic or office.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait to 1 week.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County